Academy Program for Young Artists


An enrichment performance-based program providing intensive musical training
of the highest quality to today’s outstanding young artists


Entrance to the Academy Program for Young Artists (formerly the Academy for Gifted Youth) is by audition only
Applications for 2018-19 will be accepted between February 15 and April 15, 2018


Funding for the Academy Program was established in 1980 through a principal endowment from the Kahanoff Foundation. Since then, numerous corporate and private donors have contributed to ensure its continued success, and the Academy Program is grateful for the generous support which has made this possible. 

To learn more about how you can support this remarkable program, please contact the Program Administrator:, 403.440.6590